How can one start transcription in Microsoft Teams for Android?

I don't see the option:

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I use MS Teams on Android 10 with Samsung Galaxy S9.

It's different from turning on captions. I do have the start transcription option in the Microsoft Teams clients for Windows and MacOS.

1 Answer 1


The feature is not yet available for mobile.

Current limitations

Live transcription is currently available:

  • For scheduled meetings.
  • When the spoken language is U.S. English.
  • On the installed desktop version of Teams.
  • For customers with the following licenses: Office 365 E1, Office 365 A1, Office 365/Microsoft 365 A3, Office 365/Microsoft 365 A5, Microsoft 365 F1, Office 365/Microsoft 365 F3, Microsoft 365 Business Basic, Microsoft 365 Business Standard, Microsoft 365 Business Premium SKUs.

The feature is not available:

  • In channel meetings or Meet now meetings.

  • In GCC, GCC-High, and DoD environments.

The only option currently available is to access the transcript, if made available, after the meeting has ended.

Source: View live transcription in a Teams meeting.

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